• Jun 28, 2010
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The long wait is finally over and Top Gear is back for its 15th series of the modern era. We won't spoil all of the fun for those who haven't seen it, but we can say that the premiere was... highly educational. We got a look at the first flex-fuel Bentley and received further confirmation that James May was likely the cause of the Icelandic volcano eruption that shut down European air space for nearly two weeks.

We also saw the new reasonably priced car, a brown Kia Cee'd, get broken in by some British C-listers before the real celebrities start in on it next week.

By far, though, the highlight of the program was the physics lesson from Jeremy Clarkson that demonstrates why there aren't more three-wheeled vehicles in the world. Clarkson set out on a treacherous 14-mile journey in a Reliant Robin to learn whether it's worthwhile to save money on the vehicle registration tax with a three-wheeled conveyance. You'll have to watch for yourself to learn the answer to that question, and since you are undoubtedly a resourceful bunch, we're sure you know where to find the full episode if you don't happen to live in the UK. But if you don't, make the jump for the segment.



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      • 4 Years Ago
      Imagine if the front tire somehow hits a pothole. I can already see the front flip. XD LMAO
      • 4 Years Ago
      A three wheeled car is much more stable if the single wheel is at the back.
      • 4 Years Ago

      Bravo !

      I almost got in trouble at work for LOL'ing ..... totally worth it though :)
      • 4 Years Ago
      Notice that each time he rolled it, he was cheating a bit. He was always making a ridiculously sharp LEFT turn. With his weight on the right side, of course it will want to tip right with a left turn. Driven normally, it wouldn't be that bad a car.

      • 4 Years Ago
      Loved the training wheels! TG is the greatest show on TV.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Top Gear FTW!
      • 4 Years Ago
      Nice.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I just laughed so hard I think I peed and pooped a little. God I love this show.
      • 4 Years Ago
      My girlfriend had just finished saying "What a cute car. I want one." when Jezza put it on its side for the first time. Then there was a quick "Never mind."
      • 4 Years Ago
      XD

      I was actually a little worried when in an interview last week, James May suggested that the hijinks would be toned down for series 15. What a pillock I am falling for that.

      I still want to see May finish a piano concerto, get up, take his bows, walk off-stage, and witness as his piano is demolished by a dropped Morris. Same joke, new twist.

      • 4 Years Ago
      ahahaha.

      that A-Team music was edited brilliantly.
      • 4 Years Ago
      That was a great show, the whole show. Must have been a record for flipping the think.
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